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Photo: Randie Ponozzo

SOAP LAKE - Firefighters with Grant County Fire District 7 battled a multi-acre brush fire off SR 28 near Soap Lake on Thursday.

Grant County Fire Chief Kirk Sheppard says the blaze grew to eight acres in size.

At around 11 a.m., Sheppard says a well driller was using a torch to cut a pipe which sparked the blaze.

No structures were lost and no one was hurt.